Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: The Witcher

Monsters breathing easier, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt delayed to 2015

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt (360, PC, PS3, PS4) February 2015 Delay Announcement - Screenshot 1

Geralt is getting a reprieve before tackling his next challenge in The Witcher 3. Unfortunately, what’s good news for the monster hunter is bad news for fans of the series as that means that the third installment has been delayed. CD Projekt RED has released an open letter announcing that the release of Wild Hunt has been pushed back until next February. The letter, which also details the reasoning behind the delay, can be found below.

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Warner Bros. to distribute The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in North America

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CD Projekt RED is teaming up with Warner Bros. Interactive for the North American release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. CD Projekt plans to launch Wild Hunt in 2014 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and WB will be handling distribution and promotion. Both companies also worked together for the console version of 2012’s The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings.

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CD Projekt’s REDkit toolset enters open beta, available for download

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CD Projekt RED has announced that REDkit, a set of tools designed for gamers to create their own adventures using the editor behind The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, has entered open beta. Available for free at the official site, the kit includes tools to alter terrain, add a dynamic day-and-night cycle, create branching story paths, customize NPCs, and more.

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CD Projekt RED reveals Skellige in new The Witcher 3 screens

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CD Projekt RED has released over a dozen new screenshots from their upcoming open-world, story-driven RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The first round of images are from an early build and feature the new sailing mechanic as well as one of the navigable islands, Skellige. Exactly where players can trek will depend on the decisions they make throughout Geralt’s storyline as well as in local plotlines and other side quests.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt announced for PlayStation 4

The recently announced The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be released for PlayStation 4. Developer CD Projekt RED stated that the last of the series will feature a standalone story so that newcomers can dive in, while series veterans will be able to pick up right where Geralt left off. Wild Hunt marks the last of the series, or at least Geralt of Rivia’s story.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt announced, to be final Witcher title

Famed monster slayer Geralt of Rivia is returning for one final adventure. CD Projekt RED has not only announced The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, but that it will also be the last in the series. In the release sent out, studio head Adam Badowski stated that Wild Hunt will offer a massive open world that will be 30 times larger than The Witcher 2′s, requiring horses and boats to fully explore, and populated with a wide variety of people that have their own customs and legends. All of this will be experienced as players make their way through a non-linear story and engage in a new combat system free of Quick Time Events.

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GOG.com adds support for Macs, The Witcher 2 launches for OS X

Mac gamers now have access to an ever-growing library of new and old games today with the announcement that GOG.com now supports OS X. At the moment, 50 games, along with all of their supplemental goodies, are available for download, including Crusader: No Remorse, Syndicate, and Wing Commander 1 & 2. In addition, The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition was also released for Mac. To celebrate all of the OS X-ness, sales are now ongoing for old and new games alike: 50% off of The Witcher Enhanced Edition, Crusader: No Remorse, SimCity 2000, and more, and 25% off The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition.

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The Witcher series tops 4 million in global sales

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CD Projekt Red has announced that their role-playing series The Witcher, comprised of The Witcher (Mac, PC) and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (360, PC), has sold over four million copies worldwide. The company can look for additional sales of The Witcher 2 in the near future with the release of the Mac version later this year.

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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition hits PC, 360

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (360, PC) 360 Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

After years of wandering, Geralt has finally made it to the land of the consoles with the release of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition for the 360. The CD Projekt RED-developed action-RPG, released last year for the PC, is an epic adventure filled with heavy world interaction, battles with giant krakens and mercenaries, and branching progression paths. The console version comes with a quest handbook, world map, and soundtrack for $59.99, while PC gamers will be able to download all of the new content, which includes about four hours of additional gameplay and 35 minutes of new cinematics, in the free Enhanced Edition update.

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GOG.com and CD Projekt RED news explosion, plus free Fallout

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GOG.com and CD Projekt RED made a slew of announcements today during their Spring Conference. The big news for retro gamers and role-playing fans is that the original Fallout is available at GOG.com for free for the next 48 hours. Back? Excellent. We’ll finish the GOG reveals first, and then move on to all of the new info regarding The Witcher.

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